Best Foods For Glowing & Healthy Skin

There are so many people in this world that aren’t even concerned about the fact that Healthy skin comes from eating healthy food; Foods that are known to provide you with the essential nutrients. Healthy foods like leafy vegetables, citrus, carrots help in fighting diseases. But did you know that all of these foods when included in your diet can work wonders for your skin as well!? Some aren’t aware of this fact and the ones that are aware, don’t care! They just want you to suggest a good cream, serum anything that comes in a pretty tub printed with a clinical label. But, understand, what you eat is as important as the creams & serums you apply on your skin. So today, I’ve made a list of the Best Foods For Healthy Skin. Incorporate these foods items in your diet as much as you can.

Best Foods For Glowing & Healthy Skin

To make it a little easier for you all, I’m listing some of the most important nutrients you should look for in your food for a glowing & healthy skin:

  • Fatty acids (a fat our body cannot make by itself)
  • Antioxidants
  • Vitamin C
  • Vitamin E
  • Proteins
  • Zinc
  • Beta-carotene

 

Avocado

Best Foods For Glowing & Healthy Skin

Avocados are rich in healthy fats that works in maintaining skin elasticity. Not just for skin, Avocado is great for your hair as well. Avocado has Vitamin C as well as Vitamin E!

Eat it Or Apply it:

Mashed avocado on brown bread is all I can see on my Instagram feed nowadays! Just try to include Avocado in your diet as much as possible.

You can make a mashed Avocado, banana & olive oil hair mask which really helps your hair in becoming lustrous. Or you can apply mashed Avocado mixed with honey on your face for supple & moisturised skin!

 

Tomato

Best Foods For Glowing & Healthy Skin

Tomatoes are rich in Vitamin-C and beta-carotene like lycopene among several other nutrients. Lycopene level is always higher in cooked & processed tomatoes so it is advisable to consume tomatoes in cooked form (tomato soup or pulp). This antioxidant acts as a natural sun protection. Though it is not a substitute for the actual sunscreen, it gives skin a high tolerance rate.

Eat it Or Apply it:

As I mentioned above, always eat tomatoes in cooked form. If you’re making tomato pulp, consume at least 4 – 5 tbsp. If you’re making soup, 2 times a day should be fine.

Cut slices of tomatoes and rub them on your face for at least 10 minutes daily.

 

Oranges

Best Foods For Glowing & Healthy Skin

Oranges contain really good amount of Vitamin C. They contain several antioxidants that helps in fighting inflammation in skin. Oranges are not  just for losing weight, boosting immunity or fighting diseases; you can get a glowing skin from within while enjoying the taste as well!

Eat it Or Apply it:

Consume at least 2 oranges in a day OR a glass of orange juice daily.

Take an orange slice and rub it directly on your face and under eye area. Apply orange juice is really beneficial for lightening dark circles.

 

Beetroot

Best Foods For Glowing & Healthy Skin

Beetroot is a really rich source of Vitamins, Iron & minerals that helps in achieving healthy skin. It is also known to have anti-inflammatory properties. So from now onwards, remember, that beetroot not only helps in increasing blood counts but also keeps your skin glowing.

Eat it Or Apply it:

Always try to incorporate in your green salads. Or you can start making beetroot juice as well. Drink a glass of Beetroot daily to acquire that perfect glow.

You can make a Beetroot lip scrub as it is a natural colorant. Or mix beetroot juice and carrot juice in equal proportion and apply in on your skin with cotton for a natural glow.

 

Walnut

Best Foods For Glowing & Healthy Skin

Walnut is the only nut that contains such high levels of Omega-3 & Omega-6 fatty acids. It contains an average level of Zinc as well, which is helps your skin in working as a barrier against inflammation, bacteria, etc.

Eat it or Apply it:

Keep snacking on them throughout the day.

Make a Walnut, Honey & lemon mask for clearing your skin of the dead skin cells.

 

Green Tea

Best Foods For Glowing & Healthy Skin

Green tea is known to be very high in antioxidants. It has catechins that work towards improving & keeping our skin healthy. Never take your tea with milk.

Drink It Or Apply It :

If you can, I would recommend you to drink green tea ay least 3 times in a day.

Green tea bags are really helpful in reducing puffy eyes. Do not throw away your green tea bags after making the tea. Store them in the refrigerator for 10 minutes and press on to your eyes for at least 15 minutes for de-puffed & fresh under eyes.

 

Pomegranate

Best Foods For Glowing & Healthy Skin

Pomegranate is really rich in Vitamin A, C & E. It also consists minerals & omega 3 fatty acid that helps in regeneration of new cells. Pomegranate not only helps in increasing red blood corpuscles but also keeps the blood circulation flowing resulting in fair & glowing skin. It is also known to keep the skin moisturised.

Eat It Or Apply it:

Drinking a glass of pomegranate juice daily can really improve your health as well as give you healthy skin!

I hope you all benefit from this post! And definitely give me your feedback on the same! 

Also read 20 Fascinating Beauty Tips | Get Glowing Skin

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